Actor Samuel L Jackson claims that he voted for President Obama in 2008 “because he was black.” Jackson argues that Obama’s positions on issues were not a factor in his choice. Huffington Post reports:

Samuel L. Jackson made a surprising confession in the March issue of Ebony.

“I voted for Barack because he was black. Cause that’s why other folks vote for other people — because they look like them,” Jackson said, according to the New York Post.

He contended that Obama’s message wasn’t important, since he believes most politicians will say anything to get elected.

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